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Vocab Express- 662

Vocab Express- 662

Dear Aspirants,

To enhance your vocabulary here are 5 new words. Use these words to improve Written and Spoken English skills. In case you have missed out on our previous Vocab Express, we would strongly advise you to read it.

Read the Vocab Express- 661 here

(i) Elemental (Adj.): primary or basic.

Pronunciation:  एलमेन्टल / एलमेनल

Hindi Translations: प्राथमिक, मूल, मौलिक, तात्त्विक, तात्विक

Synonyms:  Fundamental, Basic, Essential, Elementary, Organic, Primary, Intrinsic, Integral, Underlying, Inherent, Innate, Simple, Ingrained, Constituent

Antonyms: Ancillary, Incidental, Auxiliary, Minor, Dependent, Secondary, Inferior, Lower, Subordinate, Derivative, Indirect, junior, Petty

Usage: Love and fear are two of the most elemental emotions a human have.

Meaning: प्रेम और भय मानव के लिए सबसे अधिक मौलिक भावनाएं हैं।

(ii) Meretricious (Adj.): apparently attractive but having in reality no value or integrity.

Pronunciation:  मेरिट्रीशस

Hindi Translations: दिखावटी, ऐयाश, भड़कीला, भ्रष्टाचरण, दिखाने का, बनावटी, शोभायुक्त

Synonyms:  Cheap, Loud, Tawdry, Garish, Flashy, Gaudy, Artificial, Showy, Tacky, Tatty, Trashy, Specious, Glaring

Antonyms: Royal, Unflashy, Classy, Nice, Genuine, Proud, Good- Looking, Prestigious, Suitable, Noble, Unpretentious, Esthetical, Polished, Posh

Usage: The hall was painted in meretricious colours.

Meaning: विशाल कक्ष को भड़कीले रंगों में रंगा गया था।

(iii) Rebels (N.): a person who rises in opposition or armed resistance against an established government or ruler.

Pronunciation:  रेबल / रिबेल / रिबेल / रिबेल / रिबेल

Hindi Translations: बागी, विद्रोही, राज द्रोही, राज विरोधी, अविनीत व्यक्ति

Synonyms:  Revolts, Mutinies, Anarchists, Recalcitrant, Insurgents, Mutineers, Insurrectionists, Revolutionaries, Lifts, Bandits, Climbs, Contraries, Malcontents

Antonyms: Conformists, Contents, Stalwarts

Usage: They sent in troops to back the rebels.

Meaning: उन्होंने विद्रोहियों को पीछे हटाने के लिए सेना भेजी।

(iv) Utterance (N.): a spoken word, statement, or vocal sound.

Pronunciation:  अटरन्स

Hindi Translations: अभिव्यक्ति, उक्ति, उच्चारण, कथन, बातचीत, बोल, बोली, वाक्य

Synonyms:  Articulation, Voice, Expression, Word, Declaration, Statement, Speech, Vocalization, Assertion, Enunciation, Pronunciation, Talk, Vent, Discourse

Antonyms: Silence, Listening

Usage: The speaker has great powers of utterance.

Meaning: वक्ता के पास कथन की बृहत शक्तियाँ होती हैं।

(v) Subvert (V.): undermine the power and authority of (an established system or institution).

Pronunciation:  सब्वर्ट

Hindi Translations: गिराना, ढाना, नाश करना, विनाश करना, विकृत करना, उलट देना, भ्रष्ट करना, पलट देना, तख्ता पलट देना, नष्ट कर दना, उतारना, उलटना

Synonyms:  Overthrow, Undermine, Pervert, Sabotage, Corrupt, Overturn, Debase, Destroy, Ruin, Deprave, Demolish, Upset, Wreck

Antonyms: Bolster, Uphold, Enhance, Establish, Comply, Obey, Strengthen, Confirm, Revive, Be Loyal, Consolidate, Corroborate

Usage: He failed to subvert even his vulnerable opponent.

Meaning: वह अपने कमजोर प्रतिद्वंद्वी को भी मात देने में असफल रहा।

Try a quick exercise on Antonyms and Synonyms to get simple problems to ensure that you have mastered these concepts.

Hope this was helpful.

All the best!!!

OT Team

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